Pterosperma moebii (Jørgensen) Ostenfeld in Ostenfeld & Schmidt, 1902

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Pterosperma moebii

A&B = Phycoma stage in Lugol under different pressure of cover slip (DIC); C = Pores (=arrows) and papillate zone of the outer wall (DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Pterosperma moebii
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A&B = Phycoma stage in Lugol under different pressure of cover slip (DIC); C = Pores (=arrows) and papillate zone of the outer wall (DIC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Morphology
One ring of distinct irregularly spaced pores and a broad band appearing finely and evenly papillose on either side of ala
Life form
Phycoma phase and solitary flagellate
Size
Diameter often=120-200 µm
Literature
Parke, M., Boalch, G. T., Jowett, R. & Harbour, D. S. 1978. The genus Pterosperma (Prasinophyceae): species with a single equatorial ala. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 58: 239-276.